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Barabbas--paroles dans la vallée

Illustrated by Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen (French (born in Switzerland), 1859–1923), Author Lucien Descaves (French, 1861–1949), Publisher Eugène Rey (French, active early 20th century), Printer A. Lahure (French, late 19th–early 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 20.5 x 16.3 x 2.7 cm (8 1/16 x 6 7/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Eugène Rey, 1914) Octavo; 259 [1 f.]; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards (for Scribner’s; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers bound in).

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Eugène Rey, 1914


Acquired from Scribner's, New York, in 1913 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent